Sylvia Coppola has been working in clay since 1976, earning her BFA from Western Carolina University. Sylvia is a studio potter in Indian Trail, NC where she opened Duck Creek Pottery in 1989. She currently teaches workshops on hand building, throwing, marketing and glazing. Duck Creek Pottery is sold in gift shops and galleries across the US, including Alaska and in Canada. The pottery is thrown, sometimes altered and hand built and is fired to cone 10 in a reduction atmosphere in shades of greens, browns, tans and blues.